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Philippe Aghion

Philippe Aghion

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Philippe Aghion, a professor at the Collège de France and the London School of Economics and Political Science, is a fellow at the Econometric Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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  1. The Keys to Inclusive Growth
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    The Keys to Inclusive Growth

    Nov 25, 2021 Philippe Aghion & Aymann Mhammedi advocate two policies that can help spur a dynamic and equitable economic recovery.

  2. Macron’s Reform Train Will Not Be Derailed
    Workers take part in a rally at the Saint-Charles train station BERTRAND LANGLOIS/AFP/Getty Images

    Macron’s Reform Train Will Not Be Derailed

    May 8, 2018 Philippe Aghion & Benedicte Berner say that France's railway strikes are a crucial test of the French president's credibility as a reformer.

  3. Macron’s Education Revolution
    French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe speaks with pupils as he visits the Jean Perrin secondary school  ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images

    Macron’s Education Revolution

    Mar 7, 2018 Philippe Aghion & Benedicte Berner believe the French government's education reforms will go a long way toward tackling inequality.

  4. What Makes an Inventor?
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    What Makes an Inventor?

    Jan 5, 2018 Philippe Aghion, et al. discuss findings from their study of the socioeconomic factors influencing individual achievement in innovation.

  5. The Two Pillars of French Economic Reform
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    The Two Pillars of French Economic Reform

    Sep 1, 2017 Benedicte Berner & Philippe Aghion say that the Macron government's just-announced plan to change the labor code is just the start.

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    A Subsidy War Without Winners

    Andrés Velasco calls on policymakers to avoid petty conflicts and work together to encourage green investments.
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    Japan’s New Security Posture Is Abe’s Legacy

    Taniguchi Tomohiko explains how the government’s ambitious defense agenda expands on the late prime minister’s ideas.
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    For the Common Good

    Mariana Mazzucato outlines a new governance model for ensuring a fairer distribution of agency, risk, and reward.
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    Helping Middle-Income Energy Exporters Kick the Fossil-Fuel Habit

    Carlos Lopes explains what it will take for resource-rich economies to diversify and develop new revenue sources.
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    The New European Frontier

    Giulio Boccaletti

    Given this summer's climate-driven disasters, one might think that the European political system would be devising comprehensive adaptation plans. But, despite some steps in the right direction, Europeans are only just waking up to the constitutional implications of a changing physical environment.

    thinks a changing climate will force the European Union finally to embrace its political nature.
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    The Poverty of Anti-Capitalism

    Harold James considers recent arguments against markets, globalization, and growth, finding them to be deeply flawed.
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    How Not to Fight Inflation

    Joseph E. Stiglitz sees little upside and much downside to further monetary-policy tightening by the US Federal Reserve.
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    Who Is Part of the Free World?

    Anne-Marie Slaughter urges US President Joe Biden to abandon a phrase that is better left in the twentieth century.
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    Realism About Techno-Optimism

    Gernot Wagner laments that public debate about climate solutions is long on political grandstanding and short on nuance.

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